123.hp.com/envy4500-Printer setup

If you own a new HP Envy 4500, you have to setup before you can start using the printer. HP Envy 4500 setup can be done in three phases:

  • Hardware setup
  • Wireless setup
  • Software setup

Hardware setup also consists of setting up the physical parts of the HP Envy 4500 printer. Wireless setup is to connect the printer to your wi-fi network without any physical connection. Now, the software setup deals with the HP Envy 4500 printer and software download and installation from 123.hp.com/envy4500.

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You need to finish hardware setup and wireless setup before starting the software setup from 123.hp.com/envy4500 .

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HP Envy 4500 ePrint

HP ePrint  enables users to email a document or a file to the printer’s email address and get it printed. Most of the HP printers are able to print documents attached to email messages sent to the printer.

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HP Envy 4500 JetDirect

The HP Jetdirect  is a technology envisioned  by Hewlett-Packard. This allows computers and printers to be directly attached to a Local Area Network. HP JetDirect Socket is  the process in which the printer is connected to the server/system.

HP Envy 4500 Jet Intelligence

JetIntelligence technology by HP  is a bundle of printing features: page maximizer technology, print gauge technology, ColorSphere 3 toner or precision black toner, anti-fraud technology, and auto seal removal. JetIntelligence is  available  only with Original HP Toner cartridges.

123.hp.com/setup 4500 - Hardware and software setup

HP Envy 4500 Hardware setup - 123.hp.com/setup 4500

  • First, open the box and verify if all the parts in the list are present in the box.
  • Then, remove all the packaging materials and protective tapes from outside and inside of the printer.
  • Next, find the power cord and connect it from the rear end of the printer to the electrical outlet.
  • Now, press the power button and turn on the printer.
  • Next, Follow the instructions on the control panel to finish the setup.
  • Now, load paper in the paper tray by pulling it to open, insert paper and push.
  • Now you have to insert the cartridges. For this you have to open the access door on the top of the printer and lift the lid on the carriage slot. Then remove the plastic tape on the new cartridge and insert the cartridge into the empty slot. Now close the lid and the access door.

Immediately after this, the printer automatically starts the alignment process.  If not, you can also do it manually, by pressing the setup button on the control panel.  Setup -> Tools -> Align Printer. Now, the alignment process starts and an alignment page is printed.

HP Envy 4500 Software Setup - 123.hp.com/setup 4500

  • HP Envy 4500 Software Setup for Windows:

    After the wireless setup is done, remove any USB cable connected to the printer.

    Now go to 123.hp.com/setup 4500 or 123.hp.com/envy4500

    Then, confirm your printer model and go to the download page.  Now, you can download either the full feature driver or Basic Driver.

  • HP Envy 4500 Software Setup for Mac:

    Software setup for Mac is similar to that of Windows.  After choosing the connection type, wireless setup is done, remove any USB cable connected to the printer.

    Now go to 123.hp.com/setup 4500 or 123.hp.com/envy4500

    Then, confirm your printer model and go to the download page.

    The HP install assistant also helps you in identifying the operating system you are using in the computer where the driver is going to be installed. It also identifies other details and based on that, suggests you the appropriate printer driver.

    Now, download either the full feature driver or Basic Driver.

HP Envy 4500 Wireless setup - Windows / Mac

  • HP Envy 4500 Wireless Setup for Windows: 

First, place your printer close to the computer.

Then, HP software installer now performs the steps to connect your printer to the wireless network.

Two options are also provided:

  1. HP Auto Wireless Connect
  2. The ‘Printer Network Connection’

For HP Auto Wireless Connect , select Yes, access my router-> Next.

Now, follow the instructions on screen to complete the  wireless network setup for the HP Envy 4500 printer.

For ‘ Printer Network Screen’, as per the on screen instructions, select one of the following:

If the HP Envy 4500 printer’s IP address is not known, select Not Connected -> Wireless Off -> Next

If you know your HP Envy 4500 printer’s IP address, first select Connected, enter the IP Address and then click Next. Then, follow the instructions on screen to complete the  wireless network setup for the HP Envy 4500 printer.

  • HP Envy 4500 Wireless Setup for Mac:

    First, place your printer close to the computer.

    HP software installer also performs the steps to connect your printer to the wireless network.

    Two options are also provided:

    1. HP Auto Wireless Connect(Initial setup only)
    2. Wireless setup using a USB connection.

    For HP Auto Wireless Connect, you must first select HP Envy 4500 and click Continue.

    Then, follow the instructions on screen to complete the  wireless network setup for the HP Envy 4500 printer.

    For Wireless setup using a USB connection, you must connect the USB cable to your HP Envy 4500 printer, select the printer and click continue.

    Then, follow the instructions on screen to complete the  wireless network setup for the HP Envy 4500 printer.

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Pro's & Con's of HP Envy 4500

Pro's of HP Envy 4500

Unique Features

Performance

Printing 89%
Design 92%
Wireless Connectivity 85%
Cloud print 80%
Ease of use 88%

Con's of HP Envy 4500

SUMMARY

As a multi function printer, it is very cheap. Performance is also commendable. But the print speed is less. Support for Wireless printing and automatic duplex printing features makes it more attractive.